On September 22nd, 1862, Lincoln promised to sign an Emancipation Proclamation on New Year's Day. "All persons," Lincoln wrote, "held as slaves within any State in rebellion shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free." But abolitionists were unsure whether he would keep his promise.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.